Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 1990.
- Sunbeam steals leaked government waste disposal proposals.
- Tortoise gets five years in a state penitentiary for inciting a riot.
- Samuel Deever is arrested for maliciously wounding a fellow officer.
- Madd Dogg releases Hustlin' Like Gangstaz (parody of Above The Law's Livin Like Hustlers, produced by Dr. Dre and featured on Radio Los Santos) and Still Madd (parody of Ice-T's OG: Original Gangster, complete with a song "2:30 in the Afternoon" to parody "6 in the Morning").
- Madd Dogg and Rochell'le begin dating.
- GMW also releases an album entitled GMW: It's a GMW Thang!
- April: Hell Devastation publish a magazine, which can be seen in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.
- The Pavano Family Don (poisoned by Mary Valvona)
- Phil Bell is arrested for manslaughter.
- Ray Boccino is arrested for possession of stolen property.
- Jon Gravelli is arrested for racketeering and murder.
- Eddie Low is arrested for public exposure.
- Gerald McReary is arrested for assault.
- Kenny Petrovic is arrested for manslaughter.
- Jayvon Simson is arrested for assault on a police officer.
- Roy Zito is arrested for grand theft auto.
- Mary Valvona becomes the Don of the Pavano Family.
- Niko Bellic's hometown gets electricity for the first time.